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WATCH: Nevada’s Deonte Burton throws down NCAA monster dunk of the year

Tweet Meet Deonte Burton. Burton, originally from Los Angeles, is a 6-1 senior point guard for the Nevada Wolf Pack and is currently one of the better under-the-radar NBA prospects in college basketball. Chances are unless you’re a die-hard college hoops fan, you’ve never heard much of him. Since Burton is relatively unknown, he took full advantage of an opportunity to...
Via Los That Sports Blog
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nevada Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton slams home vicious Dunk of the Year candidate (video)

During the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 83-81 double-overtime win over the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, senior guard Deonte Burton threw down an absolutely sick, nasty, powerful, thunderous … you name it … dunk. Words can scarcely describe the authority with which Burton slammed this one home. Fed with a nice dish while on the run […]The post Nevada Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 5 SDSU holds Nevada's Burton to 11 points

Nevada's Deonte Burton didn't stand much of a chance against San Diego State. The No. 5 Aztecs held Burton, the Mountain West's leading scorer, to 11 points, 10 below his average, in beating the Wolf Pack 73-58 on Saturday night. ''When you are playing half court and they are doing their pressing, run and jump defense, they really did a good job of helping on...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Burton lifts Nevada over Wyoming 61-58

Deonte Burton drove the lane and made the go-ahead runner for Nevada with 32 seconds remaining in a 61-58 victory over Wyoming on Saturday. Burton's runner gave Nevada a 59-58 lead, and AJ West forced Larry Nance Jr. to miss a difficult fade-away jumper on the other end with 4 seconds left. Michael Perez grabbed the miss for Nevada (7-8, 2-0 Mountain West) and Wyoming fouled...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Burton scores 20 to lift Nevada past Iona 80-72

Deonte Burton scored 20 points and had six assists to help Nevada hang on to defeat Iona 80-72 Sunday. Nevada (5-7) snapped a two-game losing skid and handed Iona (5-5) its third-straight loss. Burton has scored 19 points or more in every game this season. Burton scored 13 points in the second half, and his jumper stretched the Nevada lead to 78-70 with 1:35 remaining. Iona answered...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nevada PG throws down nasty dunk against Cal

Check out Deonte Burton's nasty dunk on the Cal Bears near the end of the first half on Tuesday night. NBA scouts love Burton's athleticism and some team will probably draft him in the second round or pick him up as a free agent for their summer league roster.
Via D Wizzle's World
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

BUZZER BEATER: Deonte Burton's 3-Point Shot Wins It For Nevada

The Nevada Wolf Pack hosted Chattanooga Friday night in Reno and it was the Deonte Burton show for the Wolf Pack.Burton led all Nevada scorers with 28 points including the game winner at the buzzer for an 83-81 Wolf Pack win.(Thanks KRNV-TV)“No, I didn’t call glass, but we always say the bank is open,”Burton said.  “Cole Huff set a great screen for me, it was a great pass...
Via Online Sports Guys
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Burton, Nevada rally to beat Cal Poly 60-58

Deonte Burton's three-point play with 6.6 seconds to play lifted Nevada to a 60-58 victory over Cal Poly Tuesday night. Burton also stole the ball with two seconds to go and Nevada (1-1) ran out the clock as Cal Poly lost at home for the first time in 13 games. Burton finished with a game-high 22 points for the Wolf Pack, sinking 9 of 19 field goals. Cole Huff added 14 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Here's video of the Deonte Burton dunk I couldn't stop talking about last night

Last night I was apparently one of the very few people on the planet watching the Mountain West college hoops game between UNLV-Nevada on CBS Sports Network. I say that because one of the best dunks I've seen all season took place, I was going nuts about it on Twitter... and nobody else was reacting at all (Sad face). Additionally, there was no video to be found of the play anywhere...
Via Sharapova's Thigh
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Nevada’s Deonte Burton with massive inbounds alley-oop

Nevada’s Deonte Burton had a rim rocking slam Tuesday night against UNLV. Burton caught an inbounds pass from half-way inside the free throw line and threw it home for the dunk.Somehow the dunk didn’t make it as the No. 1 play on SportsCenters Top Plays.
Via Diehardsport
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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